Regretfully Werper laid the pouch, its contents undisturbed, upon the body of his horse, rose, and taking his rifle with him, backed slowly down the trail until a turn hid him from the view of the watchful Arab.
But there was another who had seen the pouch and recognized it, who did advance with Achmet Zek, hovering above him, as silent and as sure as death itself, and as the Arab, finding a little spot less overgrown with bushes than he had yet encountered, prepared to gloat his eyes upon the contents of the pouch, Tarzan paused directly above him, intent upon the same object.
Here I proceeded to examine its contents
. The powders were neatly enough made up, but not with the nicety of the dispensing chemist; so that it was plain they were of Jekyll's private manufacture: and when I opened one of the wrappers I found what seemed to me a simple crystalline salt of a white colour.
Not even all that I had gone through could make me contented
with a quiet life.
But he was content
that imagination should work, for out of it might come some solution of the mystery which surrounded him.
Then there is what makes the character of the thought as contrasted with other thoughts; this is the content
. And finally there is St.
Inevitability without content
is man's reason in its three forms.
If you are foolish enough to be contented
, don't show it, but grumble with the rest; and if you can do with a little, ask for a great deal.
Juliet Lundy, as my ward, was, I believe, contented
The reader must, therefore, content
himself with the most remarkable incidents, and perhaps he may very well excuse the rest.
My father, at any rate, had such a decided bent in the direction of literature, that he was not content
in any of his several economical experiments till he became the editor of a newspaper, which was then the sole means of satisfying a literary passion.
Its owner lit it again, and said: "Boast no more, but henceforth be content
to give thy light in silence.